Knee Pain

10 Sep, 2021

Physical therapy after a knee replacement may not take as long as you think

So, you’ve decided to have a total knee replacement, and there are many things you’re looking forward to. Being able to move your knee more. Being able to move around with less pain. However, you may not be looking forward to how long physical therapy and other recovery steps will take after your knee replacement. 

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6 Sep, 2021

What steps can a physical therapist take to find out why you feel knee pain when walking?

Ever since you learned to walk, you’ve been putting one foot in front of the other without thinking about it much. However, the seemingly simple task of walking can become a challenge when you have knee pain when doing so.  If you do feel knee pain when walking, you’re a member of a pretty large

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9 Aug, 2021

Three tips that can help supercharge your knee sprain recovery

Anytime you change direction or stop suddenly, you’re at risk of spraining one of the ligaments in your knee. You’re more likely to end up searching for knee sprain recovery if you play sports. People with physical jobs also have a greater risk of a knee sprain.  Knee sprains are most common in the anterior

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2 Aug, 2021

What steps can physical therapists take to treat sharp knee pain when going down stairs?

Going up and down stairs is a good way to improve your fitness in just a few minutes every day. However, this relatively simple task can be much tougher if you’re feeling sharp knee pain when going down stairs.  Knee pain is a common scourge among American adults. In 2012, a medical survey found that

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5 Jul, 2021

How long does it take to recover from knee replacement surgery?

Having a knee replacement is not easy on your body. It can take each person a different period of time to heal after such a surgery, so your doctor might not be able to tell you exactly how long it will take you to recover from knee replacement surgery.  However, the American Association of Hip

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28 Jun, 2021

Three advantages you can get from physical therapy after knee surgery

There are many types of knee surgery out there, and they’re all used to help people whose knees are having difficulty healing.  For instance, surgeries can be done to repair knee soft tissue or even to completely replace a joint eroded by arthritis. Knee surgeries are even relatively common in the U.S. One study on

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3 May, 2021

What activities could be causing your knee and calf pain?

Knee and calf pain can keep you from doing many of the activities that you love, such as playing sports. However, many of the activities that you do while working, relaxing, working out or just as part of your daily routine can actually cause these types of pain.  Lower leg injuries that cause pain are

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5 Mar, 2021

What is causing the pain behind my knee when I’m bending it?

Feeling pain behind your knee every time you bend it can really make daily tasks harder. After all, bending your knee is vital to actions like putting on your pants and walking up stairs.  Pain behind your knee is also known as posterior knee pain, and you could easily develop this type of pain. After

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3 Jan, 2021

Should I be concerned about a loud pop in the knee followed by pain?

Did you hear a loud pop in your knee followed quickly afterward by pain? While it’s possible the popping and pain may be related to something else, these are the hallmark symptoms of a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). The ACL is one of the ligaments in each knee that helps stabilize the joint. A

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7 Dec, 2020

Why is there a crunching sound in my knee?

Do you hear or feel a crunching sensation in your knee when walking, running or jumping? An occasional crack of the knee might not be much to worry about, similar to popping the knuckles in your fingers. However, a constant crunching sound in your knee can be understandably concerning. You might hear crunching in your

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